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EDI Developer Project Manager (International Supply Chain)

Union City, New Jersey
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
If you wish to further develop your career with one of the most successful logistics organization we are looking for a new ISC EDI Developer Project Manager. This is an excellent opportunity to join our Sea Logistics team in Jersey City, NJ.

Your Role

Performs a variety of duties in the technical support of solutions design, system configuration, EDI integration mapping/testing activities. Will be the lead technical solutions manager for new customer projects and re-engineering on existing customers. Must liaise with the Implementation team, programmers, testing staff, and the system application teams. Also provide and maintain detailed results based on defined system integration test plans to certify go live readiness.

Your Responsibilities

Gather, analyze, and prioritize customer needs to design the technical solutions flow, and provide technical project plan tasks and timeline to the Lead Implementation Manager.
Analyze project technical needs related to customer's requirements and in relation to operational commitment and system capabilities. 
Manage technical tasks and align with project plan timelines.
Develop data matrix based on technical specifications for needed inputs and outputs
Train internal and external customers as needed on the implemented solution to show technical touch points.
Work closely with EDI programming team (IT) to coordinate project task development and timelines to support solution implementation timeline. 
Ensure system configuration supports EDI requirements. 
Map source data to target standard (EDI formats- ANSI, Edifact, XML, CSV, client formats as specified)
Manage hand-over to production support team and follow the project until steady stated. 
Translate technical requirements into logical mapping from technical specifications and report problems through an established protocol utilizing issues logs to project team members.
Create testing work book and review/certify testing results on the workbook to confirm go live readiness of the solution.

Creation of test shipments including, but not limited to all usual sea freight and air freight forwarding operational activities such as Supplier bookings, shipment planning, shipment manifesting, document preparation, status progression within Kuehne+Nagel's test environments.
The EDI / Integration role primarily involves delivering and supporting projects and systems involving automation and integration via EDI in environment where EDI is critical
Focus on maintaining the EDI system environment, creating and maintaining trading partner documents and connections, providing documentation, support, and troubleshooting

Your Skills and Experiences

Fluent in the English language
College degree in computer science, information technology or supply chain logistics preferred
Minimum of 7 years current work experience in EDI projects with supply chain management including mapping and ERP integration required
In depth knowledge of building supply chain solutions.
Experience in Infor Nexus platform is a plus as well as other supply chain software.
Strong understanding of EDI and of supply chain management systems (Infor Nexus in particular)
Technical skills with emphasis on solution design, EDI mapping and analysis 
Ideal candidate will have excellent organization skills and a strong ability to work on multiple projects at one time
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong PC skills, including Microsoft Office suite
Able to work overtime when needed
Expert knowledge of EDI transactions especially creation of customer / vendor orders(850, 855, 860), acknowledgements(997), invoices (810), and advance shipment notices(856), milestones (214, 315) required
Excellent research, analytical and problem solving skills required

Good Reasons to Join

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment. With over 76,000 employees at 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne+Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies
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  • Job Reference: 701331124-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Kuehne Nagel
  • Location: Union City, New Jersey
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent